XM587E2/XM724 Electronic Time Fuzes System Verification Test Phase.
Final rept. 31 Mar 75-30 Jun 77,
HONEYWELL INC HOPKINS MN DEFENSE SYSTEMS DIV
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This report discusses the work performed during the System Verification Test SVT phase of engineering development of the XM587E2 and XM724 Electronic Time fuzes. A quantity of 600 fuzes was built and tested in a wide variety of environmental and ballistic conditions. Excellent results were obtained except for firings at zone 3 in the 175-mm gun. A failure analsis and corrective action effort was performed, including testing of fifty fuzes of a revised design. For completeness and continuity of this report, investigations, tests, analyses, and redesign activities performed by the Harry Diamond Laboratories are included. Author
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